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Martins Ferry FD receives federal grant

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Sen. Sherrod Brown announced $150,000 grant on Wednesday

BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Ohio's Democratic senator says new federal resources have been awarded to a Belmont County fire department .

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced Wednesday that Martins Ferry Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded more than $150,000 for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal EMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant helps firefighters and other first responders improve their ability to protect the public and themselves. Projects funded in the Operations and Safety category include funding facility upgrades, training and supplying or funding the purchase of protective equipment.

Mike McKay

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